Creating a care system that benefits the majority

By Tony Pilkington | 02 August 2017

While we unanimously agree funding is critical, innovating new ways to deliver care is increasingly seen as an equally important answer. In fact, the sector is and has been for some time, full of fantastic pilot schemes. The challenge is the inability to put this innovation into wider mainstream practice.

There have been generations of pilots, vanguards and innovation programmes designed to shake up the way services are delivered during my 25 years in social care. Naturally, as is the nature of innovation, some fail, but others succeed and are paraded as underpinnings of how the sector can transform.

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